About TRiO

TRiO Program staff members
TRiO Program Staff Members


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The TRiO program increases our student retention and graduation rates, facilitates student transfer from two-year to four-year colleges and fosters an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities. The TRiO program is free.    

TRiO Program Eligibility

TRiO Program Services 

Students served must be:
  • Economically disadvantaged and/or
  • First-generation (where neither parent has received a four-year college degree) and/or
  • Have a documented disability
  • A U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
Program selection is based on the completed application and space availability in the program.

*Priority is given to those enrolled full-time and those who qualify as low-income and first-generation.
Services may include:
  • Assigned academic advisors
  • Peer mentoring services
  • Individualized academic tutoring
  • Career exploration and major and course selection
  • Assistance with Financial Aid and Scholarship applications
  • Study skills assistance: note-taking, textbook reading, time management, financial management education and test prep workshops
  • Assistance with transfer to four-year university or college

If you think you qualify and would like to join the program, please fill out the TRiO Application From and the Participant Income Verification Form below. Scan or email these forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or drop them off in person at Room 106 at the Lone Tree campus.

For more information, please call Student Development at 
928-226-4323, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
For National TRiO information, you can visit